Repurchase of own shares

PR Newswire/Les Echos/ 
PRESS RELEASE: 
REPURCHASE OF OWN SHARES 


                                                       REGULATED INFORMATION
                             Embargo: Thursday 19 January 2012 - 6.00 pm CET
                         REPURCHASE OF OWN SHARES

In accordance with article 207 of the Royal Decree of 30 January 2001 
implementing the Company Code, s.a. D'Ieteren n.v. announces today that it has 
purchased on Euronext Brussels, between 17 and 18 January 2012, 9,400 treasury 
shares at an average price of EUR 35.96 per share. This purchase has been 
carried out to hedge share option schemes granted to officers and managers by 
virtue of the power endowed to the Board of Directors by the General Meeting 
of Shareholders on 28 May, 2009.

DETAILED OPERATIONS PER DAY

Date                Number     Average     Minimum      Maximum       Total
                  of shares     price        price       price
                    (EUR)       (EUR)        (EUR)       (EUR)

17 January 2012      8,200      35.93        35.19       36.36     294,642.40
18 January 2012      1,200      36.12        35.44       36.93      43,339.32

Total                9,400      35.96                              337,981.72
                                                          End of press release

D'IETEREN

D'Ieteren is a group of services to the motorist founded in 1805, serving over 
13 million customers in 33 countries in two areas:

- D'Ieteren Auto distributes Volkswagen, Audi, Škoda, Seat, Porsche, Bentley, 
Lamborghini, Bugatti and Yamaha vehicles across Belgium. It is the country's 
number one car dealer, with a market share of over 20% and more than one 
million vehicles of the distributed makes on the road. Sales in 2010: 2.7
billion euro.

- Belron (92.7% owned) is the worldwide leader in vehicle glass
repair and replacement. 1,900 branches and 9,500 mobile vans, trading under 
more than 15 different brands including Carglass, Autoglass and Safelite Auto 
Glass, serve customers in 33 countries. Sales in 2010: 2.8 billion euro.

FINANCIAL CALENDAR

28 February 2012 - 2011 Full-year results

16 April 2012 - Annual Report 2011 available 

10 May 2012 - Interim Management Statement 

31 May 2012 - General Shareholders' Meeting 

4 June 2012 - Ex date

7 June 2012 - Payment date

28 August 2012 - 2012 Half-year results

8 November 2012 - Interim Management Statement

CONTACTS

Jean-Pierre Bizet, Chief Executive Officer
Benoit Ghiot, Chief Financial Officer
Vincent Joye, Financial Communication - Tel: + 32 (0)2 536.54.39
E-mail: financial.communication@dieteren.be - Website: www.dieteren.com


                  
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